News: Government

Confusion as courses ignore Golf Australia advice and remain open

After four days of confusion how the Coronavirus restrictions apply to the operation of golf courses, Golf Australia, has released a statement outlining its position, in which it…

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Apr 3, 2020 ByNigel Benton Golf / Government / Wellness /


Royal Life Saving welcomes JobKeeper payments as a ‘$700 million lifeline’ for aquatic facilities and swim schools

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has released an estimation that the Australian Government’s JobKeeper payment “represents a $700 million lifeline for many businesses and…

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Apr 3, 2020 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Recreation / Wellness /


Former ASM Global executive voted on to Brisbane City Council

Former ASM Global (Asia Pacific) Communications Manager, Greg Adermann has been elected as the Pullenvale Ward Councillor with the Brisbane City Council. Adermann resigned from ASM Global…

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Apr 3, 2020 Entertainment / Government / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Latest Australia Council funding announcements sees key organisations overlooked

The Australia Council's latest funding announcement has seen companies and events including Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre and the Sydney Writers' Festival lose out on financial…

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Apr 3, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Government /


ATIC supports $130 billion JobKeeper package

The Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC) has strongly backed the Federal Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper package. ATIC represents thousands of local tourism enterprises…

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Mar 31, 2020 Finance / Government / Tourism /


Australian Government launches $130 billion ‘JobKeeper’ wage subsidy

In response to the significant economic and social impact from the coronavirus, the Australian Government has launched the ‘JobKeeper’ scheme - a $130 billion initiative which…

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Mar 31, 2020 Finance / Government /


Tasmanian sports organisations to get financial assistance from state Government

The Tasmanian has announced that it is to support grassroots Tasmanian sports organisations "through these difficult times" with $2 million in grant s to ensure their continuity…

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Mar 30, 2020 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


New Australian Government regulations demand public gatherings of no more than two people

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has tonight advised of new regulations to restrict the spread of Coronavirus that include the restrictions of public gatherings to no more than two…

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Mar 29, 2020 Events / Government / Parks / Safety / Wellness /


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